Emergency Preparedness For Business Professionals: How To Mitigate And Respond To Attacks Against…

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byBradley A. WaylandEditorBradley A. Wayland

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Emergency Response for Business Professionals provides business managers who do not have in-house security expertise as well as the security professionals who advise them with an overview on how to prepare and react to potential unexpected incidents that can occur to their organization. The book begins with an overview of the primary principles of business emergency planning, then delves into the considerations that an organization should take when developing their emergency plan. This includes the mitigation strategies for preventing the incident from occurring in the first place. It then shows how to identify and assess the risks the organization may realistically face, choose the commensurate security measures, and create the proper emergency response policies and procedures. The book explores how to respond in the event of an actual emergency, and how to recover business operations to full functionality after an incident occurs. Emergency Response for Business Professionals looks closely at the most common emergencies that pose concerns for many organizations, such as active shooters, unauthorized visitors, workplace violence, embezzlement, fraud, theft, natural and man-made disasters, major equipment malfunctions, sabotage, labor disputes, and loss of key personnel, among others, along with the appropriate and accepted responses used to respond to each type of incident. It covers methods for training employees in emergency response, and concludes with how to plan, prepare, and conduct emergency response exercises within the organization. Shows how to properly handle unexpected incidents businesses frequently encounter such as workplace violence, unauthorized visitors, embezzlement, fraud, theft, major equipment malfunctions, natural and man-made disasters, sabotage, labor disputes, loss of key personnel, and more Details the standard procedures for responding to such events Provides clear instructions for developing training and emergency response exercises Offers case studies and real-world examples from a variety of industries, including education, manufacturing, banking, energy, and more

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Emergency Response for Business Professionals provides business managers who do not have in-house security expertise as well as the security professionals who advise them with an overview on how to prepare and react to potential unexpected incidents that can occur to their organization. The book begins with an overview of the primary p...

Brad Wayland is a safety and security management expert with over 28 years of experience in the field. As a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, he entered the Air Force and served over 20 years in the Security Forces. He was hand-selected on three occasions to command a Security Forces Squadron, where he acted as both the chief of ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:264 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:April 21, 2015Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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Table of Contents

Chapter One Emergency Incidents
Chapter Two Emergency Response Planning Factors
Chapter Three Mitigation
Chapter Four Preparedness
Chapter Five Response
Chapter Six Recovery
Chapter Seven The Crisis Management Team
Chapter Eight Emergency Response Training
Chapter Nine Emergency Response Exercises
Chapter Ten Responding to Emergency Incidents
Chapter Eleven Case Studies of Actual Emergency Incidents
Chapter Twelve Legislation Related to Emergency Response
Appendix A Example: Emergency Response Plan
Appendix B Emergency Response Checklists